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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

In some cases, your status may allow you to bring in one or more guests. This is very specific to each airline/program and the various levels, though, so you'll have to check the details for your own ...
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How does using the sauna in the Finnair business class lounge in Helsinki work?

Update December 2018 The Sauna is currently closed, as part of the wider Finnair non-Schengen lounge refurbishment. Lounge staff tell me it'll re-open lovely and refreshed in the spring There really ...
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Can you use airport lounges on arrival?

This depends on a number of factors. Firstly there is the physical aspect - can you physically access the lounge? Lounges are generally in the 'departure' area of the airport, which is often only ...
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) Lounge Berlin

With the 1st class ticket you will get a more comfortable seat with more legroom for the 6 hour journey, and a free seat reservation(normally €4.50). For me that would be far more important that ...
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Phone number to a lounge, or lounges generally

Yellowpages.com says the number is +1 (281) 553-0400, and suggests an alternate number +1 (281) 230-3100. Yellowpages.com is the web based descendant of the physical printed telephone directories ...
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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

In recent years, I have encountered with all major airlines that they want to see your boarding pass and a valid ID. As a consequence, you can of course walk out and in as often as you like, but ...
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Access a lounge in non-Schengen area in Zurich, when travelling between Schengen destinations

I do this regularly for plane spotting. Border guards at ZRH do not require you to show a boarding pass. I just show my (Swedish) ID card and sometimes they ask where I'm going, in which case I just ...
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What perks does an award business class ticket not get vs revenue tickets?

The answer will potentially vary depending on the airline involves, however in my experience of flying Business Class across multiple airlines on both paid and award/upgrade tickets I would say the ...
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

To add to JoErNanO's answer which is spot on in general, in this case you will probably have Business Class lounge access on the basis of your departing domestic flight, so long as it's all been ...
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Going from London Heathrow/LHR T5 (arrivals) to T2 (arrivals)

The train stations are not airside so you will need to exit terminal 5 through the immigration control then follow the signs to the station. Fortunately you have the required visa.
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Family access to Thai Airways international lounges in Bangkok

Had the opportunity to test this out today, and long story short, Thai Airways does indeed stick to the one guest limit. However! Children under 6 are free, and Additional guests can purchase access ...
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Will I have lounge access when connecting in WAW?

Yes, you will - probably! The LOT website contains the details for eligibility to access the lounge, which includes : e) Passengers in Business Class in transfer to domestic flights – if passenger ...
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Flying with Air Canada in Business class. Do I get access to a lounge at Manchester Airport?

As per your comments, your flight is actually with United Airlines, not Air Canada. United Airlines do have not a United Club at Manchester, but they do provide access to a "contract lounge" for ...
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Can I access different business lounges?

Depends on your status and ticket type(s). Access rules are fairly complicated: See https://www.lufthansa.com/us/en/Lounge-types-and-access In "most" cases (business class ticket and/or Star Alliance ...
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What perks does an award business class ticket not get vs revenue tickets?

For the most part no, however, Emirates does not allow chauffeur service on award tickets if booked using Emirates Skywards (https://www.emirates.com/bh/english/experience/chauffeur-drive/terms-and-...
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Frankfurt best Star Alliance lounge at Terminal 1 (international) departure

Terminal 1 at Frankfurt is broken into multiple different "concourses" - A, B, C and Z. Each of these concourse contains one or more Lufthansa lounges. In general, the best lounge to use ...
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

The lounge access depends on what time your connecting flight leaves. My understanding is that you'll be allowed access to Business/First Class lounges if and only if the connecting flight leaves on ...
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United club: same day arrival and no departure - can I still use

There's some good news and some bad news... The Good news is that your inbound flight is considered a "same day" flight, so you would be able to enter the United Club based on that flight. The Bad ...
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Access a lounge in non-Schengen area in Zurich, when travelling between Schengen destinations

I visited the concourse E without any trouble. When the agent at passport control asked me where I was going, I simply told him that I'm visiting a specific lounge on the other side, and he let me ...
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As Singapore Airlines (Krisflyer) Gold, can I bring my family into the lounge on a domestic Virgin Australia flight?

Somewhat surprisingly, the answer is no: one guest is OK, but additional kids are not. From customer service: Please be advised that you only have one guest allowance included when you access our ...
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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

Legally no, but often there is just a check of the ticket (and a scan of ticket, so that you may enter only once). You might be able to pay an entry fee (maybe with a discount because of your ...
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Do Miles & More Frequent Traveller / Silver Members get Lounge Access?

Correct, lounge access for M&M Frequent Travellers is an M&M specific benefit, not Star Alliance related. So you get access to Lufthansa group lounges when you are flying on a Lufthansa group ...
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Can children access Air New Zealand lounges if travelling with a Star Alliance Gold holder?

Somewhat surprisingly but sadly, the answer is no. On first reading I thought "Elite Partner" referred to elite members of partner airlines, but it's actually a weird Air NZ status. Star ...
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Can I use an airport meditation room as a reading room?

It would seem to depend on exactly what type of "airport chapel" you run across as there happen to be a few different types: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/07/06/most-of-the-busiest-u-s-...
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Going from London Heathrow/LHR T5 (arrivals) to T2 (arrivals)

Although @mdewey has a good answer, having recently completed my trip, I wish to provide more detail. If you land in T5 (currently British Airways' hub at LHR), you have to exit T5, go through ...
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Access to Star Alliance Gold lounges at Singapore with children

Singapore Changi has only three Star Alliance lounges: the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Gold lounges in T2 and T3, and a Royal Silk Thai Airways lounge in T1. (There are a couple of contract lounges ...
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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

Could you? Yes. Should you? No. Better for you to load up on snacks in your bag, get a drink in a red cup/fill a bottle, and leave. I flew 100k a year until recently and regularly brought doggie ...
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Lounge access on arrival at Singapore airport Terminal 2

I was at the Singapore airport today and was allowed the entry at the Ambassador Transit Lounge in terminal 2 with no issues whatsoever. The guy at the reception did not even bother checking the ...
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Will I be able to access Eva lounge on arrival at Taoyuan airport?

Theoretically no. However their are two threads over on flyertalk discussing exactly this. In the first one, a person claims regularly to pass through airside transit without a boarding pass check in ...
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Dubai International Airport services

Dubai International (DXB) airport has 3 terminals. Terminal 2 is used by Flydubai and a few other budget airlines whereas Terminals 1,3 are used by Emirates and other major airlines. Coming to your ...
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